There would also be new intermodal facilities and freight use, including inland ports, the resolution states.
The county would work with FDOT to implement the new passenger service, if the plans move forward.
A companion agenda item would place a moratorium on the county’s conversion of railroad corridors throughout the county for use solely as bicycle or pedestrian trails.
Also today, the county’s Chairmans Policy Council & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee has an item scheduled that could impact transit funding in a big way.
If approved, impact fees on new construction would be revised to be used for transit, bicycle, and pedestrian facilities. Currently, impact fees are predicated primarily on roadway construction and expansion.